Moby Dick is one of the most famous novels of all time. Written about Captain Ahab and his pursuit for the great white whale, Moby Dick, this story is set in the 1800's, detailing the dangers and thrills of the whaling industry. A novel about the simple battle between man and animal, it captures all their is to appreciate about literature... heroic behavior, undying conflict, and romantic interest.
Herman Melville (1819-1891) was born in New York City and became a seaman at a young age. His works include Typee, The Confidence Man, and Pierre.
Andrew Delbanco is the Julian Clarence Levi Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.
Tom Quirk is the Catherine Paine Middlebush Professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
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